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“Whole Lotta Love” Voted Greatest Guitar Riff Of All Time

Jimmy Page performs during the ARMS Charity Concerts which were a series of charitable rock concerts in support of Action into Research for Multiple Sclerosis in 1983.on December 8, 1983 in New York City.
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Led Zeppelin’s “Whole Lotta Love” has been voted the greatest guitar riff of all time. The Jimmy Page lick was voted #1 in a poll by Total Guitar and Guitar World, edging out Ozzy Osbourne‘s “Crazy Train”.

Rounding out the top five were:

  • AC/DC’s “Back In Black”
  • Deep Purple’s “Smoke On The Water”
  • Van Halen’s “Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout Love”

What’s your greatest guitar riff of all time?  Is that a good top five?

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